Our Advanced Life Support units are staffed by a minimum of one Paramedic who is trained to initiate invasive drug therapies. These personnel can also render Advanced Life Support through defibrillation and the provision of advanced airway management, before (and during transport to a hospital) if medically necessary. ALS ambulances typically respond to 911 calls and other urgent request for ambulance service. ALS units are available for stand by events of all sorts and types such as concerts, sporting events, and other private venues.
Universal ALS units can typically handled standard ACLS transfers with medications infusing that are commonly used in the local medical control authorities in which we serve. Medications outside of those are typically handled by our Critical Care ambulances.
All Universal ALS units are equipped with the following equipment: